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Re: Wrong security attributes. Maybe a bug?



On Wednesday 21 January 2009 05:19:39 pm nodata wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 20.01.2009, 06:44 -0500 schrieb Steve Grubb:
> > On Monday 19 January 2009 04:13:09 pm Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> > > actually after chattr +i not even root can modify / delete the file:
> >
> > True. But you can chattr -i ./foo and then edit the file remembering to
> > make it immutable again when you are done editing it. Not as automatic as
> > one might like, but that's how to do it.
>
> That would mean a race though. Better to fix directory permissions :)

The original question was about a file owned by root but readable by others. I 
assume 0644 permissions. The root ownership still protects it.

-Steve


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